May 15, 2022

SAG Awards: Hollywood Celebrities Go Maskless While LAUSD Students Still Forced to Mask Up

Hollywood celebrities went completely maskless for the SAG Awards on Sunday at the same time that thousands of children across Los Angeles County are still being forced to wear masks indoors in school. The SAG Awards allowed the stars to forego masks despite previously announcing that masks would be required. The change in policy appears…

LA Unified Parents Unhappy Students Must Continue to Wear Masks

Though student mask mandates are expiring in California and Los Angeles County this week, students who attend the Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD) must remain masked—leaving parents and students frustrated. Lisa Sanchez, whose daughter is in LAUSD, called the situation a “never-ending battle.” “We’re very upset that the school hasn’t lifted the mandate sooner,”…

Connecticut high school students want mask mandates dropped now: ‘Kids are traumatized’

One Connecticut high school student is channeling his frustration and upset over the continued school mask mandates in his state into awareness, outreach and activism.  He wants others to know just how difficult the enforced mask wearing has been for students day in and day out, all through the pandemic — and why he thinks […]

China More Than $200 Billion Short on Promise to Purchase US Goods and Services

China fell more than $200 billion short of its purchase commitments for goods and services in a trade deal that it reached with the United States during the Trump administration, according to a report released Tuesday. The commitment was made in the so-called Phase One deal, in which Beijing promised to purchase an extra $200 billion worth…

Security Agency Should Be as Open as Possible for Public Trust: ASIO Boss

The head of Australia’s national security service and intelligence agency said it was vital that the security service of a liberal democracy is transparent and trusted. In his annual threat assessment speech, Australian Security Intelligence Organisation’s (ASIO) Director-General, Mike Burgess, described his vision to push the organisation to become more transparent. “ASIO protects Australia and…

Federal Government Launches an Inquiry into Grace Tame’s Allegations

The prime minister’s office has denied claims that it approved a call to Grace Tame, which told her not to criticise Scott Morrison at the 2022 Australian of the Year Awards, and is looking into the matter. The 2021 Australian of the Year alleged in a speech given at the National Press Club on Feb. 9…

Watch – Virginia Students Serve Lawsuit to Mask-Crazy Loudoun County School Board

Viral video showed a group of Virginia students serving a lawsuit to the Loudoun County school board over its mask mandates. Delivered at a meeting on Tuesday, the students were seen carrying piles of affidavits into the chamber as parents cheered. Take a look: Mask-Obsessed School Board Gets Served MASSIVE LAWSUIT At Public Hearing— The…

Oakdale, CA Students Protest Gavin Newsom’s Mask Mandate, Some Sequestered in Gym

Hundreds of high school students in Oakdale, California, staged a protest in opposition of Gov. Gavin Newsom (D)’s mask mandate last week. Some students were sequestered inside a gym at one of the schools, according to footage that was posted to social media. A video circulating on social media last week showed California high school…

Ohio State University ‘Sex Week’ event encourages students to ‘thank’ abortion providers

Several Ohio State University departments are sponsoring “Sex Week” put on by a student organization, which includes one event where students are asked to “help thank abortion providers.” Student Advocates for Sexual Health Awareness is hosting the “Sex Week,” but told Fox News Digital that several Ohio State University departments such as the Ohio State […]

Students slam UCLA for downplaying mass shooting threat as former lecturer’s racist diatribes surface

UCLA students are slamming their school for downplaying a mass shooting threat and racist manifesto from a former lecturer.  “The first ‘updates’ [UCLA] gave were vague and completely dismissed very serious shooting threats as a ‘concerning email,’” one student only identified as Kaitlyn told Newsweek.  “It makes me and many other students feel unsafe and […]

Photos: Tens of Thousands of High School and College Students Gather in D.C. to March for Life

WASHINGTON, District of Columbia — Thousands of pro-life high school and college students from across the country gathered at the National Mall in Washington, DC, Friday to attend the 49th annual March for Life. A crowd of an estimated 50,000-plus mostly young people rallied near the Washington Monument before marching to the Supreme Court to…

Activists: All-Women’s Colleges Hurt Non-Binary, Transgender Students

The media and activists at the all-female Hollins University in Virginia want to open the doors to potential students who define themselves as “non-binary” — which could include men — but the school’s board chairwoman is pushing back. “I have a lot of compassion and empathy for those [non-binary] feelings, but we are a women’s…

Students plan walkouts across the US, protesting in-person classes amid omicron

Students across the U.S. are planning walkouts to protest in-person learning amid a national spike in COVID-19 omicron cases. More than 4,100 schools nationwide were closed as of Tuesday — a slight reduction from the more than 5,400 schools closed last week following winter break, according to community event website Burbio, which tracks school closures […]

DC librarian who allegedly told students to reenact the Holocaust promoted anti-Israel petition on Facebook

The Washington, D.C., elementary school librarian who allegedly instructed students to re-enact the Holocaust on Friday also shared posts on social media that one activist is calling problematic. According to Fox 5 DC, Kimberlynn Jurkowski, a librarian at the Watkins Elementary School, allegedly instructed students to take part in a Holocaust reenactment where students were […]

DeSantis unveils SWEEPING anti-WOKE legislation, protects workers, students

Iowa teacher’s body found under tarp at park, 2 students charged in killing

Two 16-year-olds in Iowa were charged with first-degree homicide Thursday after the body of a Spanish teacher at their high school was found underneath a tarp at a local park that she would frequent. Nohema Graber, 66, taught at Fairfield High School, which is in the southeastern part of the state. Preliminary evidence indicates that […]

New York town grappling with gun violence offers remote schooling option for students

The Newburgh Enlarged City School District of New York offered a day of remote learning Tuesday amid an uptick in gun violence in town. The school offered the virtual learning option after a shooting last week near the Newburgh Free Academy injured four teenagers between 16 and 18 years old, according to local law enforcement. […]

Arizona university students demand administration to 'withdraw' Kyle Rittenhouse: 'killer off our campus'

Several left-leaning student organizations at Arizona State University are demanding that their administration “withdraw” Kyle Rittenhouse from the university. The Arizona State University Students for Socialism, Students for Justice in Palestine, Multicultural Solidarity Coalition, and MECHA de ASU are all calling on the Arizona State University administration to take action against Rittenhouse by withdrawing him […]

School to Racially Sort Students for Social Justice Discussions

A middle school in New York City plans to racially separate students for discussions on social justice topics and identity issues next week, the New York Post reported Thursday. The Lower Manhattan Community School will hold the discussions November 23 and 24 to fulfill its mission to “undo the legacy of racism and oppression in…

Pro-Abortion Students Destroy Pro-Life Memorial at Catholic School: ‘I’ll Keep Killing F***ing Babies!’

Pro-abortion students at St. Louis University in Missouri were recorded Monday as they vandalized a memorial to aborted babies created by pro-life students on the campus of the Catholic school that is operated by Jesuits. Nick Baker, a Students for Life organizer, shared the video of the destruction of a cross-shaped flag memorial, to honor…

Long Beach College Allows Overnight Parking for Homeless Students

Long Beach City College (LBCC) announced on Nov. 1 that homeless students are allowed to sleep in their cars at night on campus. To address student homelessness, LBCC launched on Oct. 25 a pilot Safe Parking Program to provide a secure location for eligible students to stay overnight…

Washington & Lee U. Bans Students from Passing Out Flyers in Support of Glenn Youngkin

Washington & Lee University (W&L) in Lexington, Virginia, told student members of the school’s College Republicans group to stop passing out flyers in favor of the state’s Republican gubernatorial candidate, Glenn Youngkin, according to the Foundation for Individual Rights in Education (FIRE). “I was shocked when I found out that we couldn’t disseminate campaign materials on…

EXCLUSIVE: House Republicans Send Letter To Secretary Cardona Calling Against Federal Vaccine Mandate For Public School Students

October 20, 2021 1:51 PM ET Republican Arkansas Rep. Bruce Westerman and a group of House Republicans sent a letter Wednesday to U.S. Secretary of Education Miguel Cardona, expressing their opposition to a federal vaccine mandate for public school students.Westerman spearheaded the letter, first obtained by the Daily Caller, and was joined by Republican Arkansas…

Virginia Teacher: Teaching Students to Follow Directions Is White Supremacy

A Virginia high school English teacher created a firestorm after posting a now-deleted Tik-Tok video in which he attacked teaching children rudimentary behavior skills as “white supremacy.” A Twitter user, however, posted Josh Thompson’s video to Libs of Tik Tok on Monday. Teacher claims that encouraging students to behave is white supremacy pic.twitter.com/DCBdcuMitg — Libs…

29 California Students Reportedly Stuck in Afghanistan After Biden’s Botched Withdrawal

Twenty-nine California students are reportedly stranded in Afghanistan at the hands of President Joe Biden’s administration — five more than initially reported on Tuesday — days after the administration withdrew the last U.S. troops from the country to meet the Taliban-approved deadline. Raj Rai, director of communication for the Sacramento area’s San Juan Unified School…

White House Scolds Ron DeSantis for Refusing Mask Mandate for Students

The White House scolded Gov. Ron DeSantis on Thursday for refusing to enact mask mandates for children younger than 12 years old as they return to school. “If I were a parent in Florida, that would be greatly concerning to me,” White House press secretary Jen Psaki said during the daily press briefing. DeSantis announced…

NEA President: We Need to Teach Students about Race So They ‘Confront the Injustices That Have Been Built Into Every Social System’

During an interview with CBS on Tuesday, National Education Association President Becky Pringle commented on efforts to limit critical race theory and other teachings on race in schools by stating that educators must ensure students are taught the truth because when students are taught the truth, “they have the creative imaginations about what they can…

Report: Unvaccinated Students ‘Numbered’ with Sharpie and Tracked at High School Prom

Unvaccinated students attending the Exeter, New Hampshire, high school prom were “numbered” with a sharpie pen and then tracked throughout the evening, a New Hampshire parental rights advocate reported. Ann Marie Banfield, who writes at the blog Granite Grok, reported New Hampshire Rep. Melissa Litchfield, who represents the Brentwood district, posted to Facebook Tuesday that…

Fauci: Unvaccinated Students ‘Should Wear a Mask’ in School in the Fall

On Friday’s broadcast of CNN’s “Situation Room,” White House Chief Medical Adviser Dr. Anthony Fauci stated that kids should be back in in-person school in the fall, but unvaccinated students “should wear a mask.” Host Wolf Blitzer asked, “You’ve said that elementary school kids, young kids probably won’t get vaccinated until the end of this year.…

FACT CHECK: Have Schools Stopped Teaching Cursive To Prevent Students From Reading Founding Documents?

A viral video shared on Facebook claims schools stopped teaching cursive to students in order to prevent them from reading founding documents such as the Constitution. Verdict: False There is no evidence cursive was removed from school curricula to prevent children from reading founding documents. The Constitution and other founding documents are available online in…

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